Stephanie Lenox

Poet

Author's Bio

Stephanie Lenox is the co-author of Short-Form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology (Bloomsbury Academic 2018). Her most recent book of poetry is The Business, selected by Laura Kasischke for the Colorado Prize for Poetry (Center for Literary Publishing 2015). Her previous publications include a book of poems, Congress of Strange People (Airlie Press 2012), and the award-winning chapbook The Heart That Lies Outside the Body (Slapering Hol Press 2009). Her poetry has received numerous Pushcart nominations and was named an honorable mention in 2013. Her poetry has been anthologized in Best New Poets and featured on Verse Daily and Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud. She has numerous publications in poetry and prose in national journals. She is the founding editor of Blood Orange Review with H.K. Hummel. She earned her MFA in poetry at the University of Idaho in Moscow. She works as an instructional editor with Chemeketa Press, in Salem, Oregon.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
Best New Poets 2006 (Samovar Press, 2006)
Books:
Short-Form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018)
,
The Business (Center for Literary Publishing, Colorado State University, 2015)
,
Congress of Strange People (Airlie Press, 2012)
Chapbook:
The Heart That Lies Outside the Body (Slapering Hol Press, 2007)
Prizes won: 
  • 2015 Colorado Prize for Poetry (judge: Laura Kasischke)
  • 2012 Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission
  • 2011 Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission
  • 2007 Slapering Hol Chapbook Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Elgin
Raised in: 
Everett, WA
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Last update: Oct 24, 2018